Rolfstorp Church

Rolfstorp, Sweden

The nave of Rolfstorp Church was built in the 1200s in Romanesque style. In 17th century the church was enlarged and the current tower was added in 1926. It replaced the earlier wooden belfry.

The interior is decorated with medieval mural paintings, dating from from the 14th and 15th centuries.The Baroque-style altarpiece dates from 1655 and is made by master Jonas Abilla. The pulpit was also made in 1655. The stone-made baptismal font dates from the 13th century. It has a carving Thorkillus me fecit, Thorkel has made for me. Thorkel was probably a stone master from Halland.

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Founded: 13th century
Category: Religious sites in Sweden
Historical period: Consolidation (Sweden)

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b-a Ni (2 years ago)
Ok
Terri Sottile (2 years ago)
Nice little old church, esp if your ancestors were attending there. There is a rose that blooms between two panes of glass.
AnneLie Bertilsson (2 years ago)
The rose in the window, a cozy church
Lars Arvidsson (2 years ago)
A beautiful church but the famous rose that grows between two glasses in one of the church's windows. Weird to see.
Johan Wahlström (3 years ago)
Ett besök på våren är toppen, då ska du se rosorna blomma i ett av kyrkfönstren.
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